Educational Qualifications


School S. S. C.

I.C.S.E., Delhi, India

1985 - 1987 ---
H. S. S. C. M.P. Board,Bhopal (MP), India 1987 - 1989 Mathematics, Science
University B. E.

Government Engineering College

Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya

Jabalpur (MP), India

1989 - 1993 Mechanical Engineering
Between 1994 to 1998 employed as a marine engineer
(see employment record)
M. Tech. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur (UP), India 1998 - 2000 Thermo Fluid Science
Ph. D. Institut for Kernenergetik und Energiesysteme (IKE), Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany 2000 - 2004 Thermal management of electronics/ Two-phase passive systems/ Heat pipes/ Pulsating heat pipes

Academic Achievements


Doctoral thesis of Mauro Mameli awarded the best thesis by Italian Thermodynamics Union.


P. K. Kelkar Research Fellowship from IIT Kanpur (October 2009 - September 2012).

Invited member of the academic senate of Government Engineering College, Amravati (MS), July 2011-ongoing.


Member of the academic senate of Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (MP) during June 2006 - May 2012.


Invited faculty member at Center for Thermal Sciences (CETHIL) at INSA-Lyon, France, May-July 2008 (10 weeks) and May-July 2012 (08 weeks); Heat Pipe Laboratory, University of Chiang Mai, Thailand, September 2006 (2 weeks); Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil, May-July 2005 (10 weeks).

Recipient of the DAAD Research Fellowship, Summer 2011.


Prof. K. N. Seetharamu Young Researcher Medal and Prize from the Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer, January 2010


George Grover Young Scientist Medal from International Heat Pipe Committee, 2007.
(View Citation) (View Medal)


Nominated member of the academic senate of IIT Kanpur, December 2006 - November 2007.


Member of the International Heat Pipe Committee since April 2007.


Young Scientist Award by the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, 2005.


Over 10 keynote lectures/ invited lectures in national and international conferences.


Doctoral thesis graded as "Excellent" with grade 4/4 at University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2004.


First position in M. Tech. Program (batch of Thermo-fluid Sciences), IIT Kanpur, India with CPI = 9.7/10, 2000.


Five university gold medals for various achievements including first position in the under-graduate Mechanical Engineering program of Government Engineering College, Rani Durgavati Vishvavidyalaya, Jabalpur (MP) India.


Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering score of 95.84 percentile, 1998.


National merit scholarship for the entire undergraduate education in India (1989-1993).


Lions Club award for best all-round intermediate level student, 1989.

B. E. project

Development of a microprocessor (8085) based thermo-mechanical control system

(under the guidance of Dr. R. C. Ghai, Government Engineering College, Jabalpur (MP), India)


M. Tech. thesis

Numerical Modeling of Packed Bed Type Catalytic Converter for

Small Two-Stroke Petrol Engines and its Experimental Validation

Sponsored project (MoU/IITK) by Indian Oil Corporation, Research Center, Faridabad, India.

(under the guidance of Dr. B. P. Pundir and Dr. V. Eswaran,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
, Kanpur (UP), India)


Ph. D. thesis


Thermo-Hydrodynamics of Closed Loop Pulsating Heat Pipes

Sponsored project by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) National Research Foundation of Germany.

(under the guidance of Dr. Manfred Groll, University of Stuttgart, Germany)